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8 Rapidly Funded Kickstarter Projects in August

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It’s impressive how fast some Kickstarter projects reach their funding goals these days. With proper preparation and a well put together campaign, more and more projects are now fully funded within days instead of weeks. Some are even fully funded in just a matter of hours!

The projects featured in this list all launched August and each one of them has reached their funding goal super-fast! My favorite is #5!

1. Modular Leather Tech Portfolios for a Better Daily Carry

Creator(s): Satchel & Page

Amount Funded: $59K+

Number of Backers: 197+

Average Pledge per Backer: $304

Duration: August 15, 2017 – September 21, 2017 (38 days)

Tired of carrying expensive tech in portfolios and carriers that are low quality and don’t suit your needs? Satchel & Page has created a tech portfolio that is durable and customizable to suit your needs! This high-quality leather carrier even comes with a lifetime warranty.

Early bird backers can get a Port for Tablet starting at $225, with different sizes up to the Port 15” for $350.

2. Humidity Fighting Duvet

Creator(s): Casper Labs

Amount Funded: $180K+

Number of Backers: 588+

Average Pledge per Backer: $307

Duration: August 3, 2017 – September 27, 2017 (55 days)

There’s nothing better than a great night’s sleep under a cozy duvet. Casper Labs knows this, which is why they created an all-season duvet. Now they’ve come to Kickstarter to fund their experimental Humidity Fighting Duvet, which uses wool and down to reduce sleep disruptions at night.

Backers can pre-order their own Humidity Fighting Duvet now on Kickstarter from $285 for Twin to $335 for King.

3. Beer Pong Golf

Creator(s): Cade Cassidy

Amount Funded: $100K+

Number of Backers: 662+

Average Pledge per Backer: $152

Duration: August 3, 2017 – September 12, 2017 (41 days)

This new take on the classic drinking game, Beer Pong, has caught people’s attention and already raised more than 5 times its initial $20K funding goal! With custom team boards and a convenient way to keep your drinks clean when you shoot, your friends are going to love Beer Pong Golf.

Backers can get one Beer Pong Golf Board for $89 or a set of two for $159.

4. The BIG Mean Kitty

Creator(s): Cory Williams

Amount Funded: $27K+

Number of Backers: 655+

Average Pledge per Backer: $41

Duration: August 3, 2017 – August 31, 2017 (29 days)

The BIG Mean Kitty is a children’s book based on the 2007 YouTube sensation “The Mean Kitty Song (Hey Little Sparta)”. The story is about a kitty that never stopped growing. The kitty scares people because of its size, claws, and sharp teeth, but is really a cute little kitten on the inside who just wants to play.

Backers can get their own copy of The BIG Mean Kitty for $15 on Kickstarter.

5. Passion Planner Eco: Growing Together

Creator(s): Angelia Trinidad

Amount Funded: $323K+

Number of Backers: 7.9K+

Average Pledge per Backer: $41

Duration: August 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017 (60 days)

This is Angelia’s 6th successful Kickstarter campaign, which is why it is no surprise that they blew past their modest $10K goal and have gone on to raise over $300K! Each campaign has had a giving element to it, and this time the team will plant a tree for every planner sold. The planners are packed with great features, with monthly and weekly views, a passion roadmap, and monthly reflections.

Backers can get their own full-sized Passion Planner Eco on Kickstarter starting at $30.

6. Reaper Miniatures Bones 4: Mr Bones Epic Adventure!

Creator(s): Reaper Miniatures

Amount Funded: $1.2M+

Number of Backers: 10K+

Average Pledge per Backer: $121

Duration: August 1, 2017 – September 2, 2017 (33 days)

Reaper Miniatures has busted through the $1 million-dollar milestone and continues to raise thousands with weeks left to go. Like our last project, the Reaper Miniatures Team is no stranger to Kickstarter and many of their pledges are from return backers excited to get their next set of detailed miniatures.

Head over to their Kickstarter page to see their various reward levels and stretch goals!

7. Fog Monster Mini Fog Machine for Tabletop Games & Special FX

Creator(s): Real Game FX

Amount Funded: $66K+

Number of Backers: 632+

Average Pledge per Backer: $105

Duration: August 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017 (30 days)

This colorless and odorless fog machine runs on water and provides an eerie setting for your most intense tabletop games. The team behind this project, Real Game FX, is dedicated to creating realistic effects for tabletop games to make them even more engaging.

Early backers can get their own Fog Monster Fog Machine starting at $85 on Kickstarter.

8. Cubiio: The Most Compact Laser Engraver

Creator(s): Muherz

Amount Funded: $152K+

Number of Backers: 463+

Average Pledge per Backer: $328

Duration: August 15, 2017 – September 20, 2017 (36 days)

This portable, affordable, and compact laser engraver has raised an astonishing $150K on its FIRST day on Kickstarter! This small device can engrave just about anything, from wood and leather to fabric and metal.

Early bird backers can get the basic version of Cubiio on Kickstarter now for $249.


There are a whole lot of awesome projects launching on Kickstarter lately, so if I were you I would check back frequently or you might miss something!

If any of the projects on this list interested you, chances are there is still time to show your support in exchange for some awesome rewards.

Want to learn how to run a successful Kickstarter campaign? Check out how to smash your Kickstarter goal.

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Krystine Therriault is a journalist, blogger, and the community manager for CrowdCrux. She loves learning about new trending projects and dissecting them to bring new tips and information to creators.
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